Morna Murray

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A struggle for access, political and otherwise, at the Capitol

The man whose new job was to provide the disabled with access to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy arrived at the State Capitol, a landmark constructed a century before passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, to find the only elevator serving the governor’s office to be inoperable. That was 18 months ago. Bigger challenges lay ahead. Continue Reading →

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CT mental health clinics brace for state cuts tied to Obamacare

This is a photo of Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Commissioner Patricia Rehmer, whose agency has tried to shield providers from the first round of cuts.

While Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has touted a proposal to increase spending on mental health services, agencies that run mental health and substance abuse clinics are bracing for more than $10 million in cuts to state grants starting July 1. And they say the cut could mean treating fewer people. Continue Reading →

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